2 Centenarians at Chasewater Railway
The Chasewater Railway Museum has a significant amount of paperwork formerly belonging to David Ives, a founder member of the Railway Preservation Society and a long-time Board Member of the Chasewater Railway. Our curator is working his way through this paperwork to put it in some sort of order, and is finding some interesting photographs in some of the boxes, including the ones shown here.
The centenarians involved are the traction engine ‘Little Wonder’ and the Neilson steam locomotive known as ‘Alfred Paget’ (2937/1882).
The gentlemen in the photo holding the cake are the late Johnny Mayes, at the time the owner of ‘Little Wonder’, and the late David Ives of Chasewater Railway, on the right.